Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank
1911 - 1988
THE FORTUNE TELLER
paper collage and acrylic on board
30 by 40 in. 76.2 by 101.6 cm.
framed: 31¾ by 41¾ in. 80.6 by 106 cm.
Executed in 1968.
This work is in very good condition overall. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a condition report prepared by Paper Conservation Studio, Inc. Framed under Plexiglas.
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Cordier & Ekstrom, Inc., New York
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
Sotheby's New York, 27 February 1981, Lot 81
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner